SAN JOSE, Calif., June 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced a collaboration with TCL Communication (2618.HK) to provide fingerprint sensor technology solution to its Alcatel smartphone customers in the U.S. and globally. With a touch of the finger, Synaptics' Natural ID biometric authentication securely unlocks Alcatel devices, furthering the company's position as a leading global mobile device manufacturer and bringing more feature-rich, value-focused technologies to the mass market.

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"We are pleased to have Synaptics as one of our fingerprint sensor suppliers whose wide range of solutions offer unique security features for Alcatel smartphone customers in the U.S. as well as our other global markets," said Alain Lejeune, senior vice president and general manager of Worldwide Mobile Device, TCL Communication. "Synaptics' authentication performance is well recognized by the industry and fulfills TCL Communication's commitment to continuously providing consumers with an innovative and secured private mobile technology experience."

"We very much value being a key fingerprint solution supplier to Alcatel smartphones, and we look forward to engaging on future projects with this innovative leader," said Ritu Favre, senior vice president and general manager, Biometrics Product Division, Synaptics.

About Synaptics: Synaptics is the pioneer and leader of the human interface revolution, bringing innovative and intuitive user experiences to intelligent devices. Synaptics' broad portfolio of touch, display, and biometrics products is built on the company's rich R&D, extensive IP and dependable supply chain capabilities. With solutions designed for mobile, PC and automotive industries, Synaptics combines ease of use, functionality and aesthetics to enable products that help make our digital lives more productive, secure and enjoyable. (NASDAQ:SYNA)

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Contact Information: David Hurd Public & Analyst Relations Synaptics Incorporated +1-408-904-2766 

Jason Gerdon

Alcatel - North America


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